ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR Superstore today announced the grand opening of its first Northeast retail location in Paramus, NJ, will take place on Wednesday, November 21. The 57,000 square-foot store promises to offer the widest selection of golf merchandise and apparel anywhere in the New York metro area, including more than 15,000 golf clubs and 10,000 pairs of shoes for every level of golf and tennis enthusiast.
The Paramus PGA TOUR Superstore, located on Route 17 South and the Garden State Parkway, will provide a unique venue for an estimated 10,000 indoor golf lessons per year. Using state-of-the-art technology in the store's eight swing simulators, golfers can learn about their golf ball flight, swing speed, launch angle and more in a relaxed, climate-controlled environment. Cutting-edge "virtual reality" experiences will provide golfers with the opportunity to play some of the world's best courses without ever leaving Paramus. Additionally, golfers will receive a personalized DVD of each lesson to review at home. The store also boasts a 3,000 square-foot putting green for lessons, practice and product demonstrations.
Other features of the Paramus PGA TOUR Superstore include a year-round indoor practice range accessible through an annual Players Club membership fee; frequent product demonstrations throughout the year by manufacturers of the latest golf equipment; and on-site repair facilities for regripping, loft lie adjustments and club reshafting.
Customers will always find their favorite tennis and golf brands well represented at PGA TOUR Superstore. A small sampling of such brands includes Titleist, TaylorMade, Callaway, PING, Nike, Cobra, PUMA, adidas, Vineyard Vines, Tommy Bahama, Cleveland, Srixon, Adams, Mizuno, FootJoy, Bridgestone, ecco, PGA TOUR, Wilson, Prince, Babolat and Under Armour.
"We are thrilled to open our first store in the Northeast, not only in advance of the holiday shopping season, but just in time for the winter, so golfers in the New York and New Jersey metro areas can fine tune their game throughout the winter months, regardless of the cold weather we may encounter," said Dick Sullivan, President and CEO of PGA TOUR Superstore. "Within a year of opening, every one of our Superstores across the U.S. has proven to become a market leader in year-round instruction, repair, and competitive merchandise prices; we expect nothing less in Paramus."
Paramus is PGA TOUR Superstore's fifteenth retail location. The superstores are owned and operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., whose controlling owner and chairman is Arthur M. Blank, retired Home Depot co-founder and now owner of the Atlanta Falcons. "Paramus is the perfect location to open our newest retail store because of its central location for residents in the New York and New Jersey region," said Blank. "We're looking forward to building relationships in the community and providing a high level of expertise to golf and tennis enthusiasts."
About PGA TOUR Superstore:
PGA TOUR Superstore is headquartered in Roswell, Georgia, and is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., a subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC.
As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise that card-carrying PGA TOUR Pros use each week in the TOUR Vans that accompany them. All stores are staffed with teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays and a putting green. There is also an in-house club-making and repair facility. Many stores are equipped with a full-size tennis court and a staff tennis professional who conducts lessons and clinics.
In addition to its newest location in Paramus, PGA TOUR Superstores are located across the country, including three stores in metro Atlanta; two each in Myrtle Beach, Dallas, Phoenix and Chicago; two in Florida (Naples and Delray Beach); and one in Denver. For more information, visit us at: www2.pgatoursuperstore.com.
About the PGA TOUR:
The PGA TOUR is the world's premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and PGA TOUR Canada.
The PGA TOUR's mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.
PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to approximately 715 million households in 225 countries and territories in 29 languages. Virtually all tournaments are organized as non-profit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2011, tournaments on the three Tours generated more than $121 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR's all-time total of charitable contributions to more than $1.7 billion.
The PGA TOUR's web site is PGATOUR.com, the No.1 site in golf, and the organization is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
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